October 2, 2015

Targeting Physical Activity Doesn’t Reduce Sedentary Time

Via  Stone Hearth Newsletters (weblink is now defunct): For the first time, this new study has shown that increasing levels of physical activity is likely to be much […]
October 7, 2015

The physiology of sedentary behavior in children with cerebral palsy and people with stroke.

Today’s post comes from Dr. Olaf Verschuren, of the Centre of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine in Utrecht. Children with cerebral palsy and adults with stroke are advised to […]
October 15, 2015

Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science Special Issue on Sedentary Behaviour

The journal Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science is pleased to announce the publication of the new Special Issue on the measurement of sedentary behaviour […]
November 16, 2015

Exploring the context of sedentary behaviour in older adults (what, where, why, when and with whom)

Today’s post comes from PhD student Calum Leask, describing his new paper, which is available here.  You can find more on Calum at the bottom of […]
November 25, 2015

Of possible interest: Please complete this brief survey

The below study may be of interest to SBRN members.  Please see details below. As a practitioner or researcher whose work is in some way connected […]
December 1, 2015

MSc opportunity at University of Regina (Canada)

Dr Katya Herman currently has funding available for 2 MSc students with an interest in physical activity and sedentary behaviour epidemiology.  Students should have a minimum 80% […]
December 14, 2015

SBRN Membership Hits 1,000 Mark

The Sedentary Behaviour Research Network (SBRN) is celebrating signing up its 1,000th member. Launched in 2011, SBRN is the only organization for researchers and health professionals […]
December 17, 2015

Why aren’t we capturing weather variation in active living research?

Today’s post comes from Dr. Tarun Katapally. You can find more on Dr. Katapally at the bottom of this post. We all seem to understand and experience […]
December 20, 2015

Online Research Study: How does sitting affect muscles?

Dr Ragnar Viir is looking for participants to complete an online survey looking at the way that sitting impacts muscle function. From the survey: Muscular activity, […]